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do you send 'Thank You' e-mails?

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  1. -dustin

    -dustin boring

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    like, if a company responds to a question you asked, or if they help you in any other way, do you reply in order to say "Thanks...", or do you just leave it be?
     

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  2. Smelly

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    Leave it be. They don't care, and it just clutters up their inbox.
     
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    I'd like to thank you for this thread.
     
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    Thank You for your appreciation of this thread
     
  5. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    id like to thank you for thanking me thanking you
     
  6. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    I do not thank them. I don't thank people for doing their basic jobs. And like Smelly said, they don't care.

    Personally, I get annoyed when people at work send me e-mails that only contain "Thanks." I've already got a thousand messages to sort through without more crap to open.

    :)
     
  7. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    I'd like to thank all of you..... but I won't.
     
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    jacksonpt Turbo Monkey

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    Generally not, but if someone goes beyond my expectations (either in how they deal with me or in how they solve my problem) I will. But it's usually more than just a thank you... something like, "Thanks for taking care of this issue. Service like this is why I'm happy to business with <company name> and why I recommend you to my friends/coworkers/whomever."
     
  9. blt2ride

    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    I agree with that. If someone goes above and beyond, it is nice to send out a "thank you" note. I like to do this, because this employee can show the email or note to their boss...
     
  10. -dustin

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    In general, no. If it's a special effort, yes.
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I'd like to thank you all for nothin' at all
     
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    i have to say, a thank you once in awhile is nice. i used to be in tech support and typically the only people who would follow up would be with something negative. so... i think if someone goes above and beyond and thank you may be appreciated.
     
  14. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Again, if it's a question about something outside the scope that they look into and provide information on, I do say thanks.
     
  15. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    10 Q very much
     
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  17. berkshire_rider

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    :stupid:

    I have several co-workers that respond to EVERY email they receive. I only respond to emails with information requests or questions in them.
     
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    Depends on the formality, but usually if it's less formal and we're just shooting emails across the office. If I do I try to make it more than just "thanks -A". What I hate is when I send an important email about one of our programs and get NO response at all. That drives me nuts.
     
  19. -dustin

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    yeah, i like getting something in response, just to know 'it' was received.
     
  20. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    if its a very large company and they send me a generic, cookie cutter email, then no i will not send a 'thank you' email. but if it is a smaller company or they really take the time to help me out then i usually will reply with how it went and i make sure to say thanks for the help.